Brighton Hove & District Bowls League

Welcome to the Brighton Hove & District Bowls League website. Here you will find information on the four divisions, the committee members, clubs & delegates and any recent news. 

President: Bob Henstridge

The League was formed in 1936 and currently comprises 18 Clubs. 4 Clubs enter an A and a B team, making a total of 22 teams, these are  divided into 4 Divisions. All League matches start 6p.m. on Tuesday evening from mid May to the beginning of August. 

Each Club can enter one team for the Bill Hawkins Trophy knockout competition.

This site contains details of the League's current Officers and member clubs, fixture and league tables for 2021, rules of both the league and Bill Hawkins Cup competitions and a schedule of Inter League Representative and friendly fixtures for 2021 (postponed this year, due to the Corona virus pandemic).


League Fixtures:

Eastbourne League on Monday 9th May at Hampden Park BC.

Mid Sussex League on Monday 18th July at Hollingbury Park BC.

5 Rinks + Presidents Rink are required. Any Club willing to enter a Rink, to inform the Match Secretary as soon as possible. 10 rinks in total required, first come first served.

Latest BHDL News

29 Apr
17th May 2022 - Reference match Brighton vs Peacehaven; Peacehaven played an unregistered player, the rink on which the unregistered player played was declared void. This resulted in a) 2 points were...


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